The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 201 189 192
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 51 80 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.82% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.87% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 29
Median daily rate £240 £240 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £103 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £368 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £216 £213
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £10.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +89.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £9.23 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £30.00 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.13 £12.50 £10.53
% change year-on-year
+21.00% +18.68%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7888 9239 8617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.72% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 5565 4753
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 433 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 10 £194 -22.50% 16
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £89 -59.65% 5
Surrey +12 8 £300 +14.28% 9
Oxfordshire -7 6 £213 +165.62% 10
West Sussex 0 5 £325 -7.80% 6
Berkshire -6 5 £88 -63.54% 10
East Sussex +6 3 £300 -14.28% 4
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 27 (24.55%) Project Management
2 23 (20.91%) Finance
3 19 (17.27%) HTML
3 19 (17.27%) Degree
4 16 (14.55%) SQL
5 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 12 (10.91%) Windows
6 12 (10.91%) CSS
6 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (10.00%) MS Office
7 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.18%) Java
9 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.18%) Migration
10 8 (7.27%) Marketing
10 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
10 8 (7.27%) C#
10 8 (7.27%) Python
10 8 (7.27%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.27%) Change Control
11 7 (6.36%) .NET
11 7 (6.36%) SAP
11 7 (6.36%) Web Development
11 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
11 7 (6.36%) Logistics
12 6 (5.45%) jQuery
12 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
12 6 (5.45%) MS Project
12 6 (5.45%) PHP

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) Apache Pig
1 4 (3.64%) WordPress
2 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.82%) CMS
2 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.82%) IIS
2 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.91%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) Drupal
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.91%) Jetty
3 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (10.00%) MS Office
2 6 (5.45%) MS Project
3 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.91%) FastStats
2 1 (0.91%) Magento
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.91%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.82%) LAN
3 2 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
4 1 (0.91%) SAN
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Apache Hive
2 4 (3.64%) Big Data
2 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.73%) Mahout
3 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.73%) Sqoop
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) GIS
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.82%) Grunt
2 1 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.91%) Hamcrest
2 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) JUnit
2 1 (0.91%) Maven
2 1 (0.91%) Mockito
General
1 23 (20.91%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Marketing
3 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.82%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.91%) Billing
7 1 (0.91%) Local Government
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) HTML
2 12 (10.91%) CSS
3 7 (6.36%) .NET
4 6 (5.45%) jQuery
5 4 (3.64%) CSS3
6 3 (2.73%) HTML5
6 3 (2.73%) LESS
6 3 (2.73%) Sass
6 3 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.82%) XML
8 1 (0.91%) Django
8 1 (0.91%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.91%) JSP
8 1 (0.91%) Lucene
8 1 (0.91%) SOAP
8 1 (0.91%) Spring
8 1 (0.91%) Struts
8 1 (0.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.82%) Informatics
4 2 (1.82%) Photography
4 2 (1.82%) Replication
4 2 (1.82%) Statistics
5 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.91%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.91%) EPoS
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (0.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.91%) Social Media
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 4 (3.64%) Unix
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) Project Management
2 9 (8.18%) Migration
2 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
3 8 (7.27%) Change Control
3 8 (7.27%) Front End Development
4 7 (6.36%) Logistics
4 7 (6.36%) Web Development
5 5 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.64%) B2B
6 4 (3.64%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.64%) CRM
6 4 (3.64%) Data Analysis
6 4 (3.64%) MapReduce
6 4 (3.64%) Risk Management
6 4 (3.64%) Time Management
7 3 (2.73%) Business Transformation
7 3 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.73%) Open Source
7 3 (2.73%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.55%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.18%) Java
4 8 (7.27%) C#
4 8 (7.27%) Python
5 6 (5.45%) PHP
6 4 (3.64%) C
7 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.73%) VB
8 2 (1.82%) C++
8 2 (1.82%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.82%) Ruby
8 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.82%) VBA
9 1 (0.91%) Groovy
9 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) R
9 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) CEH
4 3 (2.73%) CISM
4 3 (2.73%) CISSP
4 3 (2.73%) GCIA
4 3 (2.73%) GCIH
4 3 (2.73%) GIAC
5 1 (0.91%) CCNA
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (2.73%) HDFS
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Ambari
1 3 (2.73%) Ansible
1 3 (2.73%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (2.73%) Oozie
1 3 (2.73%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) SAP
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle
4 3 (2.73%) Aprimo
4 3 (2.73%) Marketo
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco
5 2 (1.82%) HP
5 2 (1.82%) Lotus
5 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe
6 1 (0.91%) Apteco
6 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.91%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.91%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.91%) IFS
6 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.91%) Reuters
6 1 (0.91%) Sage
6 1 (0.91%) Sun
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